Number 8 | The Paris Issue

Phantoms Over Paris

'It’s the New York Herald Tribune, Jean Seberg’s voice in the middle of traffic. It’s Romaine Bohringer and Elsa Zylberstein lolling on a bench at the top of a city hill, art and hope and tragedy ahead of them.'

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Number 8

The Paris issue. Ali Smith, Geoff Dyer, Susan Sontag, Albert Camus, Lauren Elkin, Paul Davis, Truman Capote, John Updike, Joe Dunthorne, Hugo Vickers and Sybille Bedford.